Happy New Year – Now Ditch the Resolutions!

New Years Resolutions are an old tradition and yet they have become something of a joke in recent years and it seems that few people take them seriously any more, probably because most of them get broken within just a … Continue reading »

Business As Unusual

People often accuse me of being idealistic when I talk about how businesses should function in the 21st Century. I’m very happy to say that its true because, lets face it, why would anyone set goals or visions for their … Continue reading »

We Are All Connected

We are all connected. I’ve had a fascinating couple of days working with some senior African civil servants training them in leadership skills and managing change. Its fascinating in so many ways but what I really love is meeting people … Continue reading »

Leadership Skills Are The Solution!

And what’s more, leadership skills training makes a difference! OK, I know. I would say this wouldn’t I? But seriously, I’m amazed at the number of conversations I have with people who complain about their people (usually senior people), but … Continue reading »

Falling Over

So how are your New Years Resolutions going? Have you broken any yet? Have you broken all of them yet? Or do you keep falling over? Here’s the really interesting thing about resolutions – it really doesn’t matter how often … Continue reading »


Momentum is always a good thing but sometimes its really difficult to get moving again after the long festive break. So here’s an idea to get you moving when you’re feeling stuck. When you are really stuck momentum is far … Continue reading »

New Year De-Resolutions

I love New Year! It’s such a great time for re-focusing and deciding what you really want for the year ahead. And while its true that you can do this at any time, for some reason this seems to be … Continue reading »

Why do I get out of bed every morning?

…and why should anyone care? This is the key question Simon Sinek asks in his book, “Start with Why.” In my role as co-founder of WLP Success, I get out of bed every morning to make a positive impact on … Continue reading »

Six Reasons Why Your Employees Suck

Oh come on, don’t pretend you’re shocked! Most of us have thought this at least once in our careers. You don’t have to admit it out loud. And, if this thought has never even crossed your mind, I want to meet … Continue reading »

Teams With Vision Always Win

If you want to create a results driven team one of the most useful things you can do is to encourage the leaders of the team to create a powerful vision that they can all work towards. Our brains work … Continue reading »